Sunday, December 19, 2010

The Saree Blouse

Attire for woman means, style, grace and beauty (and much more !!!).

Without doubt, fitting the woman’s body is probably the single greatest sewing challenge and it often keeps sewers from creating the number and variety of clothes that they would really love of having or making. Getting a pattern to fit the way you want is one of the keys to achievement for any garment.

Saree…..or sari ….. A very sensuous of outfits, no doubt ……and believe that it adorn a woman to become modest and gorgeous in it. It is the perfect dress to flaunt those proportions as it exposes the waist of a woman and give emphasis to the waist and bust with the pleated material.

Thus,  Saree….. can hide so much, yet, reveal the important ratios. It is very difficult for women to look bad in a Saree. If she not properly chooses the type of jacket/blouse , Saree color and properly drapes the Saree.

The Saree is usually worn over a petticoat (pavada/pavadai in the south, and shaya in eastern India and Sri Lanka) with a blouse or jacket known as a choli or ravika (in India) or saree hattaya (in Sri Lanka) forming the upper garment.

Without doubt Ill-fitted Saree jacket shatters the lovely drape of the saree.

Like bra pattern cutting Saree blouse pattern cutting is quite difficult, given that, the Saree blouse is a close fitting garment and must shape the upper body that it supposed to feel like a second skin.

 The Saree Blouse   is based on Scientific Method of pattern cutting. i.e flat pattern cutting. This Method is widely used in pattern making filed because its ability of making complicated patterns as well as its accuracy of sizing.

So even you are a novice to pattern drafting and dressmaking field, you will learn how to make a perfect saree blouse/jacket for your own styles once you master the basic drafting of the saree blouse pattern in first few pages in this Book. Then you will learn more patterns that suite to many designs, and you can create endless number of patterns/designs, using them.

You Get 23 Variations Of Saree Blouse Patterns  Plus 22 Saree Blouse Styles And Made-Up Kandyan Saree Pattern  In This Book


Inside this book you will find….

Table of Content
Introduction

Pattern Cutting Equipments

Dressmaking Supplies

Taking Measurements


Measurements For Saree Blouse


The Perfect-Fit Bra


How To Find Perfect Fit Bra


The Personal Measurement Chart

Seam Allowance Instructions

The Fabric


Estimating


Choosing


Cutting

Basting


Pin Basting


Hand Basting

Facing ,Lining and Interfacing

Gathers & Pleats

Basic Stitches


Stitches By Hand


Machine Stitches

Finishing Open Seams


Ways To Finish Open Seams


Notching


Clipping

Closure


Buttons With Buttonholes Or Loops


Lacing & Grommets/Loops


Hooks & Eyelets


The Basic Saree Blouse Blocks


Basic Bodice Front Block


Basic Bodice Back Block


Basic Sleeve Block



The Perfect-Fit Saree Blouse


Fit On Problems Associate With Basic Blocks


Constriction Of Foundation Garment


Alterations To Basic Bodice Blocks


Upright Body


Stooping Body


Wide Neck Line


Tight Neck Line


Front Neck Too Loose


Shoulder Seamline Is Not In Position


Square Shoulder


Sloping Shoulder


Prominent Shoulder Front


Prominent Shoulder Back


High Bust


Low Bust


Hollow Chest


Dowager Hump


Large Bust


Loose Arm Hole Front


Loose Arm Hole Back


Tight Arm Hole


Slim Arm


Large Arm


Sleeve-Head Too High


Sleeve-Head Too Short


Tight Base Of Sleeve


Loose Base Of Sleeve

Darts   


Shoulder                              


Neckline                          


Armhole


Under Arm                       


French                            


Waist


Center Front 


Dartless Front


Dartless Back


Final Adjustments


Bodice Block Front


Bodice Block Back


The Sleeve

Openings


Front


Back


Necklines & Collars


Round Neckline


Square Neckline


V-Neckline


U-Neckline


Chinese Collar


Nawlty Coul


Halter Neck Line


Off The Shoulder 
Cold Shoulder
Gathered Front

Sleeves


Puff Sleeve


Cap Sleeve


Flared Sleeve


Sleeve Wth Flared Section


Variations Of Saree Blouses


Sleeveless Saree Blouse



Cutaway Saree Blouse


Cutaway Type I


Cutaway Cut Type II


Cutaway Cut Type II



Bra Cut Saree Blouse


Bra Cut Type I


Bra Cut Type II


Bra Cut Type III



Open Shoulder Saree Blouse


Open Shoulder Type I


Open Shoulder Type II


Open Shoulder Back I, II, III


The Tube Saree Blouse



Appendix A


More Pattern Ideas For Saree Blouses


(22 Saree Blouse styles)



Appendix B


Made Up Kandyan (Osariya)



So, Why spend   US $ 12.50 -25.00 for a ONE saree blouse which rarely delivered on  time and not satisfy you, when YOU Can make MANY DESIGNS on your own with full satisfaction??? Order your book NOW!!!!


Alternatively you can make saree blouse without blocks, Click here for more information.

Happy Sewing!!!